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FRANCE.

THE SOCIALISTS FOILED.

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THE SOCIALISTS FOILED. The attempt of the Socialists to put the Assembly in con- tradiction with itself on Wednesday, by proposing that a party convicted of adultery should be disqualified from sit- ting in the Assembly, unexpectedly failed. M. Pierre Leroux, contrary to his IIHTIPQ onH Tvishcs fnnrul that his amendment succeeded, and that the Assembly actually voted the proposed disqualification. The object of this manoeuvre was as follows:â-Tiie Assembly had previously voted the disqualification of persons convicted of robbery, theft, and other disgraceful offences, in spite of the opposition of M. Pierre L?foux and his friends, who contended tnat^ if the people chose to be represented bv a thief or a swindler, the Assembly had no right to prevent them. M. Pierre Leroux therefore turned upon the Assembly, and demanded the dis- qualification of the adulterer as well as the swindler. The moment it was announced, it excited inextinguishable Huo-hter" from all sides of the House but neither laughter nor shouts deterred or dismayed the (unahashed and bulky aoostle of Socialism. He denounced with fearful energy this crime against the peace of families, which he declared to be the greatest of all robberies, where the children of a stranger devour the substance of the legitimate offspring. By degrees the subject began to interest many who were amazed to see one. whose doctrines were believed to aim at the destruction of all property and family, now start forth as the most enthusiastic advocate of the latter. M. Leroux obtained the reward of laborious perseverance, and succeeded in his object. T,ie?,e the amendment, 286; it, 223; majority, 57. Tne coiise- cuowtiv ad mtcd. "And thus," excliuns M. Proudhon, in ,us, on a^onv )f and thus is Socialism avenged The (hnSttoUfonnel says, a number of members ti i(i loft the V-sembly before the definitive vote, and intimates that wnen tVo V^embh-oi the. clause comes to be voted, the decision may he reversed. Among the persons to be excluded by this (l yeision will bo several, it is said, of tne most eminent men o*' the Chamber, the most prominent ot whom is the ceie- tr-ved Vict n- Hugo.

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